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Recently it came to the attention of administration that there is a fundraising phone call claiming that Independence High School is raising funds for our Athletics Program.  The phone number being used is 1.888.501.9227.  This is not a legitimate effort on our part.  While the scammers may be targeting businesses, please do not give any money or private information to the caller.  If you do get a call, please contact administration at 1.408.928.9500 or send Liz Daniell an email with as much information as you can provide and she will forward it along.



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The 2014-2015 School Year starts on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 on a regular bell schedule.  But first students should plan to take school photos and pick up schedules in A Commons:

  • Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    • ​8:00 to 9:00a: incoming Freshman Orientation (Large Gym)
    • 9:00 to 11:30a: incoming Freshmen Pictures/Schedules (Class of 2018)
    • 12:30 to 2:30p: incoming Sophomores (Class of 2017)
  • ​Thursday, August 7, 2014
    • ​9:00 to 11:30a: incoming Juniors (Class of 2016)
    • 12:30 to 2:30p: incoming Seniors (Class of 2015)
  • Monday, August 11, 2014
    • ​Staff Pictures
    • 9:00 to 11:30a: Student Make Up pictures
  • ​Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    • ​8:00a to 1:15p: walk in appointments

Congratulations to the Class of 2014

yup count 'em 17!
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News

Football Fundraiser
Fundraising @ Panda Express Capitol & McKee Panda Express 361 N. Capitol Ave San Jose, CA 95132 (p) 408-258-5618    You MUST present a copy of the attached flyer Continue
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Posted by: Liz Daniell
Published: 7/28/14

Pay for School Meals Online!
Secure and Convenient Easy to Enroll   See attached flyer for more information Continue
Posted by: Liz Daniell
Published: 7/22/14

National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs Application
The  East Side Union High School District (ESUHSD)  takes part in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Meals are served every school day at participating schools. Students may buy lunch for  $3.00  and break... Continue
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Posted by: Liz Daniell
Published: 7/22/14

Independence High School Mission Statement & ESLRS

The mission of Independence High School is
to provide a supportive learning environment that enables all students to achieve academic and personal success.

ESLRS: Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

Every student will be a critical thinker

Indicators: Students will be able to organize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information apply knowledge in a variety of situations compute and problem solve

Every student will demonstrate personal responsibility
Indicators: Students will be able to work independently and collaboratively be prepared for class with appropriate materials attend class regularly and on time be engaged in the learning process treat self and others with respect demonstrate personal, academic, career, and life-skills planning

Every student will be an effective communicator
Indicators: Students will be able to read and write in English at the appropriate grade level demonstrate speaking and presentation skills use technology as a tool to communicate effectively with others demonstrate effective listening skills

Every student will be an informed and involved community member
Indicators: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of our democratic system and its values understand and employ compromise to solve problems participate in school and community activities

Today: 7/29/14
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Regular Day Schedule

Period
Start
End
1
7:20
8:13
2
8:20
9:13
3
9:20
10:20
Break
10:20
10:35
4
10:42
11:35
5
11:42
12:35
Lunch
12:35
1:05
6
1:12
2:05
7
2:12
3:05

Counseling Notes

UPDATED!!! IMPORTANT COUNSELING DATES - SPRING 2014
IMPORTANT COUNSELING DATES – SPRING 2014 May 5/1      SCVCTE/CCOC Draft 5/13         Senior Honor Night and Reception         6 pm          Theater &nb... Continue
Posted by: Leota Kuzma (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 1/29/14

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION - updated
Here is a list of scholarships that have been sent to I.H.S. to pass on to you! Continue
Posted by: Leota Kuzma (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 9/17/13

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Administration

Castro-Stanley, Grettel
Principal
Daugherty, Kelly
Principal
Davis, Ginny
Principal
Meissner, Greg
Assistant Principal

Advisors (Safety & Discipline)

Baker, Lisa
Staff
Reeser, Ken
Staff
Sordello, Debbie
Staff

Counselors

Banks (Counseling G-M), George
Staff
Kuzma (Counseling N-Q), Leota
Staff
Montes (Counseling A-F), Yvonne
Staff
Pham (Counseling R-Z), Kim
Staff

Attendance (Last Name A-L)

Castilo, Diana
Staff

Attendance (Last Name M-Z)

Garcia, Ursula
Staff

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Daniell, Liz
Sys Admin